Warrington Male Voice Choir
Registered Charity: 1015320
Patron: Terry Waite CBE
President: The Mayor of Warrington
Accompanist:  Dr. Anthony Whittaker LRAM ARCO LTCL MMus
Musical Director: Russell Paterson BA PGCE


Anthony Whittaker is a pianist, organist, composer and singer. He studied piano with Peter Wild, organ with Ann Bond and composition with James Wishart. After acquiring the LRAM diploma in piano 1989, ARCO and LTCL diplomas in organ in 1991, he graduated from the University of London in 1994, BMus(hons); more recently, he gained a MMus in Composition at the University of Liverpool. Anthony is also an elected Fellow of the Academy of St Cecilia. 

Anthony has worked as a lecturer in colleges and universities in the North West; he is now an examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music for whom he has twice toured Hong Kong. Anthony has directed and accompanied many choirs and as a performer, he has given several recitals in London and overseas.

As a composer, he has had several choral and instrumental successes. Commissions for Warrington Male Voice Choir have included A Litany for TTBB, broadcast by S4C as part of the Llangollen International Eisteddfod as was Agnus Dei which was premiered in the Pauluskirche, Berlin. Several smaller choral works are published by Curiad.  Anthony’s association with the choir dates back to December 1994; he has formally been the choir’s accompanist since April 1997.

His own website is:  http://www.anthonywhittaker.co.uk/

Anthony Whittaker - Deputy Musical Director